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Various Japanese Artists: Unichi Hiratsuka (1895-1997), Reika Iwami (b. 1927), Haku Maki (1924–2000), Maekawa Sempan (1888–1960), Tamam

Auction:
3140B
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3140B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 21, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Various Japanese Artists:

Unichi Hiratsuka (1895-1997), Reika Iwami (b. 1927), Haku Maki (1924–2000), Maekawa Sempan (1888–1960), Tamami Shima (b. 1937), Kinoshita Tomio (b. 1923), Azechi Umetaro (1902-1999), Sadao Watanabe (1913-1996), Masaji Yoshida (1917-1971) and Mori Yoshitoshi (1898-1992)

The Modern Japanese Print: An Appreciation/A Book of 10 Prints, by James A. Michener, 1962, total edition of 510, published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont, and Tokyo. Each print signed in pencil, numbered and signed "506...James A. Michener" in ink on the colophon page. Color woodcuts, sheet sizes approximately 21 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (54.5 x 38.6 cm), presented in the original wooden branded slipcase.
Condition: Minor wear to page edges, several small stains to contents page.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Tamami Shima, Haku, James A. Michener, Japanese people, Japanese printmakers, Professional wrestling, Reika Iwami, Sadao Watanabe, Un'ichi Hiratsuka, Yoshitoshi Mori, Rutland, Tokyo

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